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I have always had an irregular period and I haven't had mine in several months.

By Anonymous August 3, 2013 - 1:09am
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I am 14 years old, turning 15 in October and I am about to start high school. I haven't had my period in several months, I've actually lost count! I've read several stories like mine; haven't had sex, around the same age as me, ect. and what I've mostly seen is that it may just be my horomones. I am overweight and the last time I checked is was foot 5 and a half (not sure if that'll help....)

My grandmother knows about my very late period and has suggested seeing a doctor but I'm not quiet sure... Should we call the doctor and see if we can find out why I haven't had it or should I just remain calm and wait a bit longer? I'm not too worried as this might be a normal part of life and as such I feel I should just stay calm about it. I would very much like some advice back, please?

Thank you in advance.

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Hi Anonymous,

This is not uncommon for your age since your body is just adjusting to womanhood but you should go and see your doctor. This happened to me when I was around 16 years old and the physician prescribed you medication to force your periods to start again and ever since, I have not had issues and I am in my middle 30s now. It is a pretty easy fix so make that appointment. 

Good luck,


August 3, 2013 - 11:28am
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